Kant, Space, Non-Euclidean Geometry, and A Priori Intuitions

Daily Philosophical Thought

going to do some legitimate thinking aloud here. Im not really sure if this is going to come towards a coherent point, or if its just going to be some babbling.

I have  a Youtube channel where I talk about philosophy and I end up in discussions with a variety of people about philosophical debates and issues I discuss on the video. Last fall I put up a video about Immanuel Kant’s Transcendental Aesthetic in his Critique of Pure Reason which talks about how arithmetic is the science of time and how geometry is the science of space as well as the facts that intuitions of time and space are a priori and synthetic.

A user who has since deleted his account Omnicron777 asked something that I find interesting. Kant states that intuitions of space are synthetic a priori. More importantly and simply for the current purposes, intuitions of space…

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